MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Sherburne County have identified a 62-year-old woman allegedly killed by her son in Big Lake Thursday morning.
On Friday, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Big Lake City Council member Rosalie Ellen Johnson, according to Sheriff Joel Brott. The medical examiner’s said they needed the victim’s dental records in order to positively identify her.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 3 Deaths, 882 New Cases Reported; 52% Of Minnesotans 16 And Older Are Fully Vaccinated
Johnson was appointed in 2019 to be a member of the Big Lake City Council. She was set to fill the seat until November of 2020.
After a disturbing 911 call Thursday morning, officers arrived to a residence on the 1800 block of Golf Street where they located Johnson’s body inside the home.READ MORE: Teen Falls 5 Stories In Fruen Mill, Seriously Injured
The Sherburne County Sheriff’s office said a 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection to this incident, and is expected to make his first court appearance Monday.
There will not be a criminal complaint filed with the court before Monday, according to the sheriff’s office.MORE NEWS: 'Absolutely Check Your Policies': Breezy Point Couple Learns COVID's Effect On Insurance The Hard Way
Investigators continue to gather evidence at the scene.